Minutes from the February 2007

Connecticut Robotics Society Meeting:

 

Total Attendance: 19

 

 

The meeting started by watching some Engineering TV videos (www.engineeringtv.com).

 

Jake came up next with the usual introductions accompanied by the passing around of the e-mail address sheet for new members.

 

In an attempt to facilitate better communications, John G. stated that he would like to create a Yahoo Groups forum for the CRS.

 

Due to the geographic diversity of the membership, there was some discussion of changing the name of the club. Jake was to follow-up with an e-mail to the membership solicting ideas for a new name.

 

John G. talked about last months Down & Back contest followed up by viewing some videos from www.chibots.org.

 

Michael brought in a couple really cool robots sporting the new “Wheel Watchers” encoders, AVR micros, and state-of-the-art batteries. He also showed us a CMU robo-soccer.

 

Next we had a Mark W. giveaway of some printers and scanners – thanks Mark!

 

Jake gave an introduction to a pneumatic kits that he had.

 

Finally we had free time to wander around and chat.

 

 

The meeting adjourned around 4:30pm